National Rural Health Day: The Power of Collaboration to Advance Equity in Rural Cancer Control

It is a common trope in business, healthcare and many other sectors—to be effective in our work, we cannot be confined to silos. While it may be a cliché, it is also true! Collaboration is key to success in any endeavor. This is particularly true in reducing rural health inequities. As we recognize National Rural Health Day on Thursday, November 17, 2022, we know that collaboration—not working in silos—will advance cancer and rural equity.

Cancer Control News & Research – November 2022

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Webinar Recording Available: Identifying and Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

GHEA and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity Lab hosted "Identifying and Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning" on October 26, 2022. This webinar highlighted examples of evidence-based strategies for cancer control and how these have been effectively implemented in rural communities, organizations and clinical settings. Watch the recording today!

Cancer Control News & Research – October 2022

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Cancer Control News & Research – September 2022

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Updated Resource Guide for PSE Change in Comprehensive Cancer Control

The American Cancer Society recently published a revised version of the PSE Change Guide: Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change in Comprehensive Cancer Control. This guide incorporates the latest research, case examples and resources from partners across the country. It explains what the PSE change approach is, the process for fostering coalition capacity to implement PSE changes and explores key takeaways and themes from an extensive search of the recent literature.

National Network Resources for Special Populations

Every month, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) aggregates upcoming webinars, events and other resources hosted by the CDC-funded National Networks. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Webinar Recording Available: Setting Rural-Focused Goals and Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

GHEA and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity Lab hosted "Setting Rural-Focused Goals and Strategies in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning" on September 22, 2022. This webinar provided best practices for developing goals, objectives, and strategies that address both the unique challenges and strengths of rural communities. 

Webinar Series: Rural Inclusion in Comprehensive Cancer Control

Comprehensive cancer control programs have a unique opportunity to provide a blueprint for addressing rural disparities within their states. GHEA, along with the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity Lab hosted a 4-part webinar series to help comprehensive cancer control programs meaningfully include rural in their program planning processes. Watch the recordings today!

Cancer Control News & Research – August 2022

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Webinar: Building Rural Focused Partnerships in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

GHEA and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity Lab hosted "Building Rural-Focused Partnerships in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning" on August 16, 2022. This webinar discussed how to build partnerships with rural partners to support rural cancer control and highlighted state plans and consortia who have ensured rural voices are at the table.

GHEA’s Summer Webinar Series – Register Today!

With summer in full swing, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) is highlighting two exciting webinar series that we don’t want you to miss out on. We invite you to join us for our upcoming tobacco- and cancer- prevention and control webinars and watch the recordings of the archived webinars.